Sweet and sour tofu

Total time: 30m
Preparation Time: 30m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 314 Kcal, 19g Protein, 21g Carbohydrates, 16g Fat


  • 2 dl water
  • 1 tbsp peanut oil
  • 500 g tofu, cut into approx. 1 cm cubes
  • 3 tbsp lime juice
  • tbsp soy sauce, to taste
  • 1 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 spring onions incl. green parts, cut diagonally into rings 1 cm wide
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 yellow and red peppers, peeled, cut into fine strips
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded, cut diagonally into thin rings
  • 3 tbsp coriander leaves, torn into pieces
  • 300 g courgettes, halved lengthways, cut into slices approx. 1 cm thick

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  • Mix the tofu with soy sauce, briefly marinate. Heat the oil in a wok or a wide-bottomed frying pan, reduce the heat. Pat the tofu dry, stir-fry in batches for approx. 3 mins., remove, cover and keep warm. In the same pan, bring the water to the boil with all the ingredients up to and including sugar, reduce the heat, simmer for approx. 3 mins. Add the onions and courgettes, reduce the heat and simmer for approx. 10 mins. until almost soft. Add the peppers, simmer for about another 5 mins. Stir in the tofu and chilli, gently heat, season and serve with coriander.
  • Serve with:

    Rice or Asian egg noodles.

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